Posts Tagged ‘health’

How to threat the cold

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Woman ColdIt turns out that many of the usual and popular procedures are carefully followed when treating their colds are actually harmful – popularity does not ensure adequacy of treatment! Consider the fundamental mistakes that many people away.
1. Is it useful to at live well and sweat?
Definitely not. Wrap up in warm blankets, we maintain artificially high external temperature, thermal damage of the body. Therefore, increased workload on the heart and vessels, which can cause palpitations, shortness of breath and increased blood pressure. The temperature can be reduced most effectively by a rub with cool water or cold compress on the forehead.
2. Is it necessary to “keep the bed?
No cause sneezing or coughing person to be bedridden. With continued lying reduces ventilation of the lungs and bronchi, and they can start congestive phenomena. And considering that the infection has the ability to “run” down to the airways, the risk of getting bronchitis or inflammation of the lungs is greater in those at all cannot get out of bed. So the patient can safely walk, but at home. The only thing we have to keep is current.
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Overweight is not only ugly, but dangerous for the health

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Thin WomanAlong with concern that signs of obesity are seen in increasingly large part of the planet, scientists reported the trend that people increasingly perceive overweight as an aesthetic flaw, but not as a precondition for a serious health problem. The visceral fat as that accumulate in the body in the process of obesity, surround deployed in the abdomen vital organs. They do not see and feel, but their circumstances are such that most often lead to the emergence of heart disease or diabetes of the second type, and as we know, these are two diseases which take the largest number of victims annually. The enlargement of the hips can also be seen as a sign h accumulation of visceral or “hidden” fats in the body, which in turn are the cause of premature death in a much greater extent than overall obesity. The reassuring statement that along with weight reduction and its application in normal visceral fat levels are broken. The same is not true for the fat skin or subcutaneous fat, but they are not as risk factor, as visceral. An important condition to avoid diseases caused by excessive weight is to understand that overweight is not only spoil the look, but more largely affect health condition. Therefore, the promise of New Year’s diet is best to be linked to health benefits than a change in appearance.

The type of skin is not the only factor, when choosing cosmetic

Monday, July 19th, 2010

CosmeticChoosing one or another cosmetic product, of course, we first read the writing on the packaging to find out what type of skin cream is designed accordingly, lotion, gel, mask, etc. More than a century ago, human skin is classified as dry, oily and combination. But in this classification into account only one indicator – the level of fat in the skin. According to modern dermatology, attention must be paid on many other factors: pigmentation, skin color, the presence of lines, etc. Sensitivity plays a major role of the skin, ie its tendency to irritation. If after using the new cream on your skin appear red spots, it’s probably a sign of an allergic reaction. It is so difficult to distinguish allergy from the usual signs of skin sensitivity. In the first case of skin cosmetic reacted immediately and the second – after 3-4 hours. To get rid of nasty red spots, take advantage of soothing mask, and then every day use hypoallergenic cream. To be sure to choose your cosmetic piloting a small area of skin and use it only if there appears a negative reaction. If you suffer from constant redness on the cheeks and nose, probably a widespread disease of the sensitive skin – rosacea. Addressing this problem will help the lilies of chamomile, allantoin, panthenol and vitamin K, which have a soothing effect.
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7 vaccine before the holiday

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Health TravelThe successful vacation time is nice, pleasant companion, but certainly they will not get sick from some exotic disease. It is not enough simply to satisfy the requirements of the country, which is going to depart. The official regulations are far from covering all health hazards associated with their atypical for our region diseases. And one of the features in this case is that the body you can not build any immunity against them, ie it is extremely vulnerable.
1. Hepatitis vaccine
The virus is transmitted by dirty hands, contaminated water, products and containers are washed with such water. Infection from the stomach into the bloodstream, reaching the liver. Originally person feels fatigue, nausea and other symptoms typical of poisoning and simple. But unfortunately appears rather surest symptom of Hepatitis – yellowing of the skin. If you are planning a holiday in India or other Asian countries or intend to go in Africa, must make its vaccine. The first dose of it, which is made two weeks before departure will protect you for 6-18 months. The second is introduced after half a year – it will create immunity against hepatitis A for 15-20 years.
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Sick teeth can cause many diseases

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

TeethAt first glance it seems almost impossible for a sick tooth launch a serious health problem. Medical practice, however, shows just the opposite. Here are some very real cases:
- Middle-aged man was admitted to hospital because of severe pain in the chest and suspected infarct condition. But cardiologists fail to find the cause of pain. Only consultation with the dentist found no problem that the man suffers from granolom and then cure the problem chest pain disappears.
- A woman about 40 years was admitted to the hospital in serious condition with a diagnosis of endocarditis (inflammation of the lining of the heart). Real cause of her condition turns out to be “ordinary” caries. Streptococci, found a favorable environment for development in the patient’s tooth, passing through the blood to the heart.
- Patient complains of atypical long bouts of bronchial asthma. The review has suggested that his condition is due to the patients teeth. After their cure, asthma attacks cease. The reason for the direct link between the patients teeth and similar diseases is often suffer tooth develops a large amount of microbes that are allergen. Falling in the lungs, they may even cause suffocation.
Cases described so far are not really common, but are very indicative of the danger.
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Some “truths” about the teeth health

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Dental HealthMany people believe that dentistry understand enough to assess the risks of one or another condition of the teeth and mouth. Therefore, there is more widespread “truths” turned into myths associated with the treatment and maintenance of teeth. We offer some of them.
1. Crushed aspirin tablets with alcohol or cotton affixed to the patient’s tooth, immediately remove the pain.
This is not even just a myth, a dangerous delusion. Scheduled chemicals onto the lining, her threaten to burn, which will be added to the toothache, which, of course, will not disappear.
2. Washing your teeth with baking soda is a great whitening agent.
Teeth whitening is a special procedure. Washing soda is equal to the use of sandpaper on teeth. Soda is a hard abrasive, which violates enamel and will soon send the dentist’s office.
3. After removal of tooth mouth should be rinsed as much as possible with more frequent disinfection solutions.
Rinsing is necessary, but better solution is to be retained in the mouth. If too often wash the wound can be washed clotted blood, which ensures the successful healing. So it is better this place is not touched at all and treated for 2-3 days.
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Foods against stress

Monday, January 4th, 2010

VegetablesOf course today is to speak and write more about the importance of stress on health. Studies are exported fresh evidence that excessive pressure does not determine our only bad mood. Can now be considered proven that people under chronic stress are most vulnerable to various diseases – from “innocent” colds to chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes. There are many ways and approaches to reduce the negative impact of stress on our health. One of them is the correct selection of food.
Foods against stress: How It Works
Level of chemical mechanisms are few. For example cup oatmeal raises the levels of serotonin – a hormone that increases the feeling of calmness and relaxation. Other foods does lower the level of adrenaline and cortisol – a stress hormone whose quantity increases in the body during prolonged high level of tension. And last but not least: a well chosen diet helps to counter the effects of stress by strengthening the immune system and lowers blood pressure.
Complex carbohydrates
All carbohydrates increase the production of serotonin. Particularly useful in combating stress are complex carbohydrates that are assimilated more slowly, ie operate for longer. Good choices are whole grain breads and snacks, as already mentioned, and oatmeal. Complex carbohydrates help and a sense of calm and confidence as stabilize blood sugar.
Simple carbohydrates
Dietitians often recommend that you avoid simple carbohydrates like sweets and soda. But in this case those foods in the short term, give quite a good effect on reducing the effects of stress (eg irritability). Digest the simple sugars are rapidly leading to a rapid influx of serotonin.
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16 vitamins for the Mother and the Baby

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Beautiful Pregnant WomanAll have heard the phrase that the prospective mother should eat for two, to walk every day in to take special vitamins for pregnant women.
Ideally future parent to take vitamins before conception, ie during the planning of pregnancy. This allows her to prepare for the most demanding months and full breastfeeding. According to doctors, the adoption of vitamins – best done by a variety of foods, allows to avoid fatigue, anemia, the risk of miscarriage and premature birth, spasms of the vessels, bleeding and other unpleasant conditions. Alphabet of the future health of mother and her child, counts 16 different substances and vital micronutrients: vitamins C, D, E, C, K, magnesium, zinc, iodine, iron, copper and others. If they begin to act in the body of the woman before conception, reducing the risk of birth defects and the likelihood of vatreutrobno and orderly slowdown of the future child, and furthermore it is unlikely to suffer from insufficient weight at birth and T . etc.
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Seasons affect cholesterol

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

Cholesterol foodsThe Cholesterol level increases and decreases in winter in summer, suggesting the possibility of modifying any necessary treatment, say experts from the Cleveland Clinic following a study which recruited 517 men and women aged 20 to 70 years of age. Doctors say that women and patients with cholesterol levels above normal are more subject to seasonal changes. These data provide an explanation of all is to reduce cholesterol levels through diet and exercise, why cholesterol does not diminish in winter. Entirely possible reason, according to U.S. researchers for reducing cholesterol levels in the summer is to increase the volume of circulating blood, which occurred in the warm weather. Physical activity and reducing the mass of the body are capable of reducing cholesterol levels, namely in winter most people tend to increase weight, which is associated with a sedentary lifestyle. Studies show an average winter increase the level of cholesterol by 4 mg for men and with 5,4 mg for women. Seasonal fluctuations in the level of 11 mg for men and 18 mg for women have been found in patients with initially high levels of cholesterol – more than 240 mg.
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The sun health effect

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Sun Health EffectContinuous frighten us, but enjoy it because it is the best doctor. UV light helps in the treatment of psoriasis, eczema, rheumatism and gout. Under the influence of their skin form of hormones that enhance the immune system. And vitamin E – indispensable for the absorption of calcium from the body. Sun kill bacteria, heal wounds. When the sun shines, we are all in good spirits. Under the influence of sunlight increases the production of sex hormones and endorphins – substances that relieve pain and produce euphoric sensations.
The sun drove fears. Depressed forest again begin to enjoy life.
To soothe the nerves and the daily stress can be overcome easily.
Summer sexual appetite is larger than in winter. This is a small fault gland in the brain called the pituitary. When the sun affect it through the optic nerve, it starts hard to produce sex hormones: testosterone in men and estrogen in women.
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